National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 1,1,2,2-Tetrabromoethane (N87318)


Specific Substances: 1,1,2,2-Tetrabromoethane

Nomination Date: 07/24/1987

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Increase in production and use; presence as an air pollutant; structurally related to known carcinogens; lack of adequate carcinogenicity data

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Unknown

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CASRN: 79-27-6

Agent Name: 1,1,2,2-Tetrabromoethane

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